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NCAA Tournament 2016: Dates, Locations and Hosts for Every Round

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From the First Four in Dayton to the Final Four in Houston, here's everything you'll need for the Big Dance now that March is finally here.

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March is finally here, and so too will the NCAA Tournament soon enough.

The month of March is always one of the best in sports every year as the Big Dance takes place. Few other sports give the chance to compete for a championship for teams ranging from blue bloods like Kentucky and Indiana to bubble-bursters like Morehead State and Valparaiso.

A wild regular season of college basketball has this primed to be one of the wilder NCAA Tournaments in recent memory. With few clear-cut powerhouses like we've typically seen every year, this could be a year where mid-majors like Dayton, Temple or Saint Mary's are able to make it to Houston in the Final Four.

Or, perhaps we'll see the usual suspects like Kansas, North Carolina and Michigan State all looking poised for deep tourney runs. Whatever happens, you won't want to miss any of the action.

Here's everything you'll need to know for where every NCAA Tournament game will take place.

2016 First Four

Tuesday, March 15 and Wednesday, March 16
Dayton, Ohio
University of Dayton Arena
Dayton Flyers, host

2016 First Weekend

Thursday, March 17 and Saturday, March 19
Denver, Colo.
Pepsi Center
Mountain West Conference, host

Des Moines, Iowa
Wells Fargo Arena
Iowa State Cyclones, host

Providence, R.I.
Dunkin Donuts Center
Providence Friars, host

Raleigh, N.C.
PNC Arena
North Carolina State Wolfpack, host

Friday, March 18 and Sunday, March 20
Brooklyn, N.Y.
Barclays Center
Atlantic 10 Conference, host

Oklahoma City, Okla.
Chesapeake Energy Arena
Big 12 Conference, host

St. Louis, Mo.
Scottrade Center
Missouri Valley Conference, host

Spokane, Wash.
Spokane Veterans Memorial Arena
Idaho Vandals, host

2016 Regionals

Thursday, March 24 and Saturday, March 26
West
Anaheim, Calif.
Honda Center
Big West Conference, host

South
Louisville, Ky.
KFC YUM! Center
Louisville Cardinals, host

Friday, March 25 and Sunday, March 27
Midwest
Chicago, Ill.
United Center
Big Ten Conference, host

East
Philadelphia, Pa.
Wells Fargo Center
La Salle Explorers, host

2016 Final Four

Saturday, April 2 and Monday, April 4
Houston, Texas
NRG Stadium
Houston Cougars and Rice Owls, hosts